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U.S. Veterans Hospital, Jefferson Barracks, Medical Officer in Charge Residence, VA Medical Center, Jefferson Barracks Division
1 Jefferson Barracks Drive, Saint Louis, Independent City, MO

U.S. Veterans Hospital, Jefferson Barracks, Medical Officer in Charge Residence, VA Medical Center, Jefferson Barracks Division 1 Jefferson Barracks Drive, Saint Louis, Independent City, MO

 
 
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Summary

Significance: It was built in 1929 along with the two Duplex Personnel Buildings (Building Nos. 27 & 29) to provide on-site housing for higher-ranking employees at the hospital. The Medical Officer in Charge Residence continued to serve as a government dwelling for the hospital director into the 1990s. The facility has been vacant for some time and was recently acquired by the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. The residence is scheduled for demolition in the near future, and the site will become part of the national cemetery.
Survey number: HABS MO-1943-O
Building/structure dates: 1929 Initial Construction

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Date

1929 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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Location

St. Louis, Missouri, United States37.96425, -91.83183
Google Map of 37.9642529, -91.8318334
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Library of Congress
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